Athens 1896 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

The first modern Olympic Games was held from 6th April to 16th April in 1896 in Athens, Greece. That season was opened by George I of Greece. 17 venues were used and the Panathenaic Stadium (80,000 capacity) was the main venue.

From 14 nations, 241 athletes participated in 43 events in 9 sports. Here is the list of individual sport’s gold medalists.

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SportGold Medal
AthleticsThomas Burke (USA) 100m
Thomas Burke (USA) 400m
Edwin Flack (Australia) 800m
Edwin Flack (Australia) 1500m
Spiridon Louis (Greece) (Marathon)
CyclingAristidis Konstantinidis (Greece) Road race
Paul Masson (France) Track time trial
Paul Masson (France) Sprint
Paul Masson (France) 10 Kilometres
Léon Flameng (France) 100 Kilometres
Adolf Schmal (Austria) 12-hour race
GymnasticsHermann Weingärtner (Germany) Horizontal bar
Alfred Flatow (Germany) Parallel bars
Louis Zutter (Switzerland) Pommel horse
Ioannis Mitropoulos (Greece) Rings
Nikolaos Andriakopoulos (Greece) Rope climbing
Carl Schuhmann (Germany) Vault
SwimmingAlfréd Hajós (Hungary) 100m
Paul Neumann (Austria) 500m
Paul Neumann (Austria) 1200m
Ioannis Malokinis (Greece) Sailors 100m
TennisMen’s Singles
John Boland (Great Britain)
Men’s Doubles
John Boland (Great Britain)
Friedrich Traun (Germany)
WeightliftingLaunceston Elliot (Great Britain) One hand lift
Viggo Jensen (Denmark) Two hand lift
WrestlingCarl Schuhmann (Germany) Greco-Roman
FencingEugène-Henri Gravelotte (France) Foil
Leonidas Pyrgos (Greece) Master foil
Ioannis Georgiadis (Greece) Sabre

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

On the ranking table of the first modern Olympic Games, Unites States ranked in 1st position with 11 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 2 bronze medals. The host nation, Greece ranked in 2nd position with 10 gold medals, 17 silver medals and 19 bronze medals.

In the 3rd position, Germany ranked with 6 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 2 bronze medals of that tournament. See the below full the Athens 1896 Summer Olympic result stats.

RankNationsGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1United States117220
2Greece10171946
3Germany65213
4France54211
5Great Britain2327
6Hungary2136
7Austria2125
8Australia2002
9Denmark1236
10Switzerland1203
11Mixed team1113